The upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), also known as the Earth Summit, entered its final preliminary lap.
At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured Wednesday when a minibus packed with children on a day trip slammed into a house in the southwestern state of Michoacan, Mexico.
US space agency NASA on Wednesday launched a space telescope that will use high-energy X- ray vision to hunt for black holes in the universe.
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To ensure development is sustainable, the quest for global economic growth must coexist with environmental protection.
Brazil raised the stakes ahead of next week's Group of 20 summit on Tuesday by saying it may cap its contribution to a planned funding increase for the IMF.
A total of 17 school children sustained minor injuries after two school buses collided on the way to summer classes in the Texas city of Dallas.
The family of a Chinese student who was killed and dismembered in Canada said they are deeply troubled by his death but have been moved by the outpouring of sympathy and charity.
US Commerce Department on Monday night announced that Commerce Secretary John Bryson had notified US President Barack Obama that he would be taking a medical leave of absence after being involved in a traffic accident.
The Brazilian Armed Forces have started patrolling key districts here for the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) scheduled on June 20-22.
The US state of Texas is offering 5.7 million US dollars in grants to encourage the use of hybrid or alternative energy vehicles instead of diesel vehicles.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez made a much-anticipated personal appearance Monday, registering his candidacy in the upcoming presidential election.